The song was highly popular in the early 1990s and was featured on many pop music compilations. It shares part of its name with Orinoco Studios (now Miloco Studios), where it was recorded.
The division of syllables to follow the pattern of music may trick the listener into thinking that the song is written in Latin (as some Enya tracks are), but the lyrics are in fact English. At the end of the song she pays tribute to…
We are not in a position to display these lyrics due to licensing restrictions. Sorry for the inconvenience.Enya - Orinoco Flow Lyrics